Stories by Paul Krill

WS-I releases Web services interoperability plan

Looking to find the Holy Grail of low-cost, easy interoperability for data and applications, the Web Services Interoperability Organization (WS-I) on Tuesday is set to release its Basic Profile 1.0 document.

Sun touts low-end hardware efforts

Sun Microsystems Inc. wants everyone to know that it is a player in the low-cost server arena, with both hardware and software for this market.

Pervasive buying Data Junction

Embedded database vendor Pervasive Software Inc. plans to acquire Data Junction Corp., a data and application company, for approximately US$51.7 million in cash and stock, Pervasive said on Monday.

Microsoft says .Net usage passes Java

Microsoft is boasting that it has surpassed Java usage with .Net and is preparing to make its application development platform more conducive to Web services.

Sybase previewing database upgrade

Sybase is giving developers a preview of an upcoming version of its Adaptive Server Enterprise database featuring improved Web services functionality.

Sun embraces Linux while touting Solaris

While continuing its recent embrace of Linux and the Intel architecture, Sun Microsystems nonetheless remains committed to its own Sparc chip architecture and Solaris Unix operating system.

Novell hails Linux, criticizes SCO

Novell officials at the 2003 LinuxWorld Conference & Expo on Tuesday hailed their company's commitment to Linux and even criticized The SCO Group for its attempts to extract licensing fees for use of the open source platform.

Oracle raising grid stakes

Oracle Corp.'s upcoming database addresses major issues surrounding grid computing by enabling enterprises to build reliable grids based on commercial, rather than customized, technology, an Oracle official said on Monday.

Compuware hails model-driven Java development

Compuware Corp. on Monday shipped its OptimalJ 3.0 model-driven development environment for J2EE featuring integration with both mainframe-based IMS databases and integrated development environments from other vendors.

Actional boosts Web services broker

Actional Corp. on Tuesday will announce an update of its SOAPstation Web services broker, featuring broader support for XML documents and improved management capabilities.

HP pitches Web services management standard

Seeking its consideration as an industry standard, Hewlett-Packard Co. on Monday announced plans to submit its Web Services Management Framework to the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS).

HP pitches Web services management standard

Seeking its consideration as an industry standard, Hewlett-Packard on Monday will announce plans to submit its Web Services Management Framework to the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS).

C++ Web services infrastructure released

Systinet on Wednesday is releasing Web Applications and Services Platform (WASP) Server for C++, a Web services infrastructure platform for building and deploying Web services in C and C++ applications.

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